Earl Torgeson Stats

Earl Torgeson was born on Tuesday, January 1, 1924, in Snohomish, Washington. Torgeson was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1947, with the Boston Braves. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Earl Torgeson baseball stats page.

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"Unlike my boyhood hero, Earl Averill , I'll never be voted into the Hall of Fame. But I had 15 enjoyable years and accomplished things that most players would like to achieve. Even though we lost the 1948 World Series to the Indians, I led both teams in hitting with a .389 average. And I played in three World Series in three different decades - with the Braves in 1948 , the White Sox in 1959 and the Yankees in 1961 ." - Earl Torgeson in Baseball Digest (January 1978)

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Earl Torgeson Autograph on a 1955 Bowman Baseball Card (#210 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1955bow01' title='1955 Bowman Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Earl Torgeson Autograph on a 1955 Bowman Baseball Card (#210 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Clifford Earl Torgeson
Nickname:
The Earl of Snohomish
Born On:
01-01-1924  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Snohomish, Washington
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-08-1990 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Everett, Washington
Cemetery:
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Washington
High School:
Snohomish High School (Snohomish, WA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-15-1947 (Age 23)
Last Game:
08-23-1961
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Earl Torgeson Pitching Stats

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Earl Torgeson Hitting Stats

1947 23 Braves 128 399 73 112 20 6 16 0 78 82 21 59 3 - 0 6 .281 .403 .481
1948 24 Braves 134 438 70 111 23 5 10 0 67 81 5 54 10 - 2 7 .253 .372 .397
1949 25 Braves 25 100 17 26 5 1 4 0 19 13 0 4 0 - 0 3 .260 .345 .450
1950 26 Braves 156 576 120 167 30 3 23 0 87 119 9 69 8 - 1 10 .290 .412 .472
1951 27 Braves 155 581 99 153 21 4 24 1 92 102 1 70 5 - 2 18 .263 .375 .437
1952 28 Braves 122 382 49 88 17 0 5 0 34 81 2 38 7 - 1 8 .230 .366 .314
1953 29 Phillies 111 379 58 104 25 8 11 0 64 53 3 57 3 - 2 7 .274 .366 .470
1954 30 Phillies 135 490 63 133 22 6 5 0 54 75 6 52 11 6 0 13 .271 .364 .371
1955 31 Phillies 47 150 29 40 5 3 1 0 17 32 1 20 1 1 0 5 .267 .393 .360
1955 31 Tigers 89 300 58 85 10 1 9 0 50 61 2 29 1 7 0 6 .283 .397 .413
1956 32 Tigers 117 318 61 84 9 3 12 0 42 78 0 47 1 3 0 5 .264 .406 .425
1957 33 Tigers 30 50 5 12 2 1 1 0 5 12 0 10 0 0 0 1 .240 .387 .380
1957 33 White Sox 86 251 53 74 11 2 7 0 46 49 0 44 4 3 0 8 .295 .406 .438
1958 34 White Sox 96 188 37 50 8 0 10 0 30 48 1 29 0 0 0 7 .266 .415 .468
1959 35 White Sox 127 277 40 61 5 3 9 0 45 62 1 55 1 4 0 7 .220 .359 .357
1960 36 White Sox 68 57 12 15 2 0 2 0 9 21 2 8 0 0 0 0 .263 .462 .404
1961 37 White Sox 20 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 5 0 1 0 1 .067 .211 .067
1961 37 Yankees 22 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 3 0 0 0 1 .111 .385 .111
15 Years 1,668 4,969 848 1,318 215 46 149 1 740 980 54 653 55 25 8 113 .265 .385 .417

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Earl Torgeson Fielding Stats

1947 Braves 1B 117 110 2,859 1,127 9.6 1,109 1,033 76 18 83 n/a n/a n/a .984 10.47
1948 Braves 1B 129 112 2,988 1,158 9.0 1,150 1,069 81 8 85 n/a n/a n/a .993 10.39
1949 Braves 1B 25 25 666 253 10.1 250 242 8 3 21 n/a n/a n/a .988 10.14
1950 Braves 1B 156 155 462 1,496 9.6 1,475 1,365 110 21 126 n/a n/a n/a .986 86.20
1951 Braves 1B 155 155 4,140 1,454 9.4 1,437 1,330 107 17 137 n/a n/a n/a .988 9.37
1952 Braves 1B 105 100 2,730 1,015 9.7 1,004 931 73 11 86 n/a n/a n/a .989 9.93
1952 Braves LF 2 2 48 4 2.0 3 2 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.69
1952 Braves RF 3 3 57 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.95
1953 Phillies 1B 105 103 2,667 994 9.5 981 916 65 13 83 n/a n/a n/a .987 9.93
1954 Phillies 1B 133 131 3,492 1,232 9.3 1,220 1,146 74 12 103 n/a n/a n/a .990 9.43
1955 Phillies 1B 43 43 1,122 377 8.8 375 349 26 2 27 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.02
1955 Tigers 1B 83 80 2,151 754 9.1 748 695 53 6 79 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.39
1956 Tigers 1B 83 75 2,040 660 8.0 655 623 32 5 62 n/a n/a n/a .992 8.67
1957 Tigers 1B 17 9 309 105 6.2 105 98 7 0 11 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.17
1957 White Sox 1B 70 62 1,683 642 9.2 641 612 29 1 72 n/a n/a n/a .998 10.28
1957 White Sox RF 1 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1958 White Sox 1B 73 45 1,386 511 7.0 500 470 30 11 54 n/a n/a n/a .978 9.74
1959 White Sox 1B 103 68 2,130 767 7.4 754 717 37 13 58 n/a n/a n/a .983 9.56
1960 White Sox 1B 10 4 132 59 5.9 58 54 4 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .983 11.86
1961 White Sox 1B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1961 Yankees 1B 8 3 108 32 4.0 31 29 2 1 7 n/a n/a n/a .969 7.75
1B Totals 1,416 1,280 31,068 12,637 8.9 12,494 11,680 814 143 1,097 n/a n/a n/a .989 10.86
RF Totals 4 3 69 2 0.5 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.78
LF Totals 2 2 48 4 2.0 3 2 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.69
15 Years 1,422 1,285 31,185 12,643 8.9 12,499 11,684 815 144 1,097 n/a n/a n/a .989 10.82

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Earl Torgeson Miscellaneous Stats

1947 Braves 11 6 .647 11 0 n/a 24.9 6.8 5.1 - - -
1948 Braves 19 3 .864 3 2 n/a 43.8 8.1 6.5 - - -
1949 Braves 4 1 .800 0 0 n/a 25.0 25.0 5.3 - - -
1950 Braves 15 9 .625 1 0 n/a 25.0 8.3 6.6 - - -
1951 Braves 20 11 .645 0 0 n/a 24.2 8.3 6.3 - - -
1952 Braves 11 7 .611 13 0 n/a 76.4 10.1 11.2 - - -
1953 Phillies 7 1 .875 6 0 n/a 34.5 6.6 5.9 - - -
1954 Phillies 7 1 .875 0 2 n/a 98.0 9.4 9.1 - - -
1955 Phillies 2 3 .400 4 0 n/a 150.0 7.5 8.8 - - -
1955 Tigers 9 0 1.000 8 1 n/a 33.3 10.3 6.0 - - -
1956 Tigers 6 4 .600 36 6 n/a 26.5 6.8 7.6 - - -
1957 Tigers 0 0 .000 15 2 n/a 50.0 5.0 10.0 - - -
1957 White Sox 7 3 .700 20 2 n/a 35.9 5.7 5.5 - - -
1958 White Sox 7 2 .778 31 9 n/a 18.8 6.5 6.3 - - -
1959 White Sox 7 6 .538 30 9 n/a 30.8 5.0 6.2 - - -
1960 White Sox 1 0 1.000 60 1 n/a 28.5 7.1 6.3 - - -
1961 White Sox 0 0 .000 19 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 15.0 - - -
1961 Yankees 0 1 .000 11 3 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 - - -
15 Years 133 58 .696 268 37 n/a 33.3 7.6 6.7 - - -

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Earl Torgeson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1947 Boston Braves 9 Undetermined - -
1948 Boston Braves 9 Undetermined - Stats
1949 Boston Braves 9 Undetermined - -
1950 Boston Braves 9 Undetermined - -
1951 Boston Braves 9 Undetermined - -
1952 Boston Braves 9 Undetermined - -
1953 Philadelphia Phillies 9 Undetermined - -
1954 Philadelphia Phillies 9 Undetermined - -
1955 Philadelphia Phillies 9 Undetermined - -
1955 Detroit Tigers 9 Undetermined - -
1956 Detroit Tigers 9 Undetermined - -
1957 Detroit Tigers 9 Undetermined - -
1957 Chicago White Sox 17 Undetermined - -
1958 Chicago White Sox 17 Undetermined - -
1959 Chicago White Sox 17 Undetermined - Stats
1960 Chicago White Sox 17 Undetermined - -
1961 Chicago White Sox 17 Undetermined - -
1961 New York Yankees 29 Undetermined - -
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